Investors press boards on diversity, climate risk

This year, boards can expect more investor momentum behind issues related to climate risk, cybersecurity and diversity, as well as the possibility of fewer votes for themselves in director elections.

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10 easy ways to improve your IR program in 2018

The new year has brought significant regulatory changes that broadly impact all key players in the financial markets. IROs will have to do more with less sell-side representation and coverage. In light of all of this, here are 10 easy ways to improve your IR program in 2018.

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Investors seeking consistent ESG disclosure, research finds

Institutional investors are increasingly making decisions based on non-financial performance.

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Investment assets that put women first surge past $2.2 billion

Investment strategies that focus on improving the lives of women and girls, closing the gender pay gap or adding women to corporate boards have attracted more than $2 billion in public and private assets.

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Investment-research industry stuck in MiFID II limbo

Small- and medium-sized companies risk reduced research coverage, which may then have a negative impact on liquidity in this market.

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The buy-side view of ESG

This is the first of three articles taken from a Q&A with the buy side at the IR Magazine Global Forum.

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The secret to wooing investors? Communication

CEOs can boost interest by investing in their own messaging. Here are four ways to do it.

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IR India: the Westlife story

Named “Star of the Sell Side – Midcap” by the Investor Relations Society of India, Westlife Development Limited shares the importance of consistency.

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MiFID II may hurt small-cap companies, burden investor relations

Small- and medium-sized companies risk reduced research coverage, which may then have a negative impact on liquidity in this market.

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These Asian billionaires don't have any women on their boards

Even by Asia’s low standards when it comes to having women on corporate boards, the progress of the region’s billionaires is lagging: Most of the richest men in China, Japan and South Korea run companies with few, if any, female board members.

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